Zorah Missouri Ann Dowdle

May 1848–after 1900 (Age 51)
Reform, Pickens, Alabama, United States

The Life of Zorah Missouri Ann

When Zorah Missouri Ann Dowdle was born in May 1848, in Reform, Pickens, Alabama, United States, her father, Robert B. Dowdle, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Vance, was 32. She had at least 3 daughters with James Rufus Sentell. She lived in Pickensville, Pickens, Alabama, United States in 1850. She died after 1900, at the age of 53.

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James Rufus Sentell
Zorah Missouri Ann Dowdle
Mary Ida Sentell
Mary Sentell
Willie Sentell

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    Mary Sentell


    Willie Sentell


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World Events (8)

1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 1

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.

Age 3

Alabama State Capitol Building was completed in 1851. Additions to the building were made several times. The Capitol was restored in 1992.

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Dowdell .2 Possibly an altered spelling of German Daudel, Dautel, variants of Dietz .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Missourie A Dowdle in household of Sarah Dowdle, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ann Sentell in household of James Sentell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Zorah Dowdle in household of R B Dowdle, "United States Census, 1850"

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